You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Sports

US women look for soccer gold against Japan

LONDON — So if it’s not about revenge, it’s at least about redemption. More than a year later, the stinging loss to Japan on penalty kicks in last year’s World Cup lingers for Abby Wambach.

“I’m still heartbroken about losing the World Cup in the way we did,’’ said the US women’s soccer forward, whose team gets its coveted rematch Thursday night at Wembley Stadium, this time with gold on the line. “If we can be standing at the top of the podium at the end of this tournament, that would be one of the most relieving feelings, knowing that we are the best. ‘’

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week